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The Company's years of experience and laboratory research has led to Grupa Azoty S.A. offering a range catalysts used in the production of ammonia, hydrogen and syngas.
Grupa Azoty S.A. offers:

  • iron-chromium catalyst
  • copper catalysts,
  • iron catalysts,
  • toll production.

Grupa Azoty S.A. guarantees its clients free technical service including professional oversight of catalyst loading/unloading, catalyst reduction process and start-up of the production line. It also provides technical assistance in forecasting catalyst performance before delivery, optimising catalyst performance, evaluation of catalyst performance during the entire lifecycle as well as help in removing the effects of malfunctions in the catalyst's functioning.

Iron-chromium catalyst

Trade name: Iron-chromium catalyst TZC-3/1
Chemical name: Iron-chromium catalyst
PKWiU classification:

Grupa Azoty S.A. (Tarnów)

Iron-chromium catalyst TZC-3/1 is a coprecipitation type catalyst. It is supplied in Fe2O3, Cr2O3, CuO oxide form. The active ingredient is iron. The catalyst's active form is obtained in a reduction process conducted in an industrial reactor. 
The main properties of iron-chromium catalyst TZC-3/1 include:

  • high and stable activity,
  • selectivity,
  • high mechanical strength,
  • low flow resistance,
  • long lifespan.

Application and useSee more

High temperature conversion of carbon oxide with water vapour in processes of obtaining hydrogen, syngas and ammonia.

Packaging and transportSee more
The iron-chromium catalyst is packed in polyethylene bags placed in 210 litre metal drums. The drums are tightly sealed for protection against moisture and contamination. Different packing is permissible upon agreement with the customer, provided it will secure the product equally well as the type mentioned above.
Transport conditions should prevent mechanical damage to the drums and exposure of the catalyst to moisture and contamination.

The iron - chromium catalyst is a hazardous product according to RID, ADR, IMDG and ICAO/IATA regulations:

  • class 9,
  • packing group III,
  • UN number 3077.
StorageSee more
The iron-chromium catalyst should be stored in dry rooms in tightly sealed producer's packaging – steel drums lined with polyethylene bags. Drums may be stacked maximum two high.
Service and technical assistanceSee more
In order to provide the highest standard of customer service, Azoty Tarnów guarantees free service and technical assistance as part of its catalyst sales.
As part of technical service, Grupa Azoty S.A.'s specialists monitor:
  • catalyst loading,
  • catalyst unloading,
  • catalyst reduction,
  • production line start-up.
Free service includes 7 days.
Technical assistance by Grupa Azoty S.A. includes:
catalyst performance forecasting before delivery,
recommendations for optimizing catalyst performance,
regular catalyst performance evaluation throughout its lifecycle,
help in eliminating effects of catalyst performance malfunctions.
Collection of used catalysts and assistance in catalyst exchangeSee more
Upon request, in cooperation with tried and tested partners, Azoty Tarnów's specialists may assist in organizing:
  • exchange of catalytic deposit and reactor cleaning,
  • collection of used catalysts and their recycling.
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